Austin: The Ultimate Local's Guide
The deal: Get them fresh on the half shell with salsa bruja and lime or wood-roasted and absolutely dripping in chipotle butter for up to half off. $7/half dozen, $13/dozen. Vuelve a la Vida -- a half-dozen raw gulf oysters and a glass of their weekly oyster wine is $13.50. Or have a bottle of Mumm's Cordon Rouge Champagne and half-dozen of the wood-roasted oysters for $65 (seasonal).
When: Sun-Fri, 3-7pm; Sat before 5pm
The deal: Voodoo hour means half off a dozen raw oysters
When: Mon-Fri, 3-6:30pm
The deal: Hit the oyster room to get a spectacular lineup of HH oysters, including Sea Wings (Gulf of Mexico, TX), Point Aux Pins (Grand Bay, AL), and Standfish Shore (Duxbury, MA) for $1 to $3 each.
When: Mon-Fri, 3-6pm
The deal: $1 oyster Mondays
When: Mondays (duh) all day
The deal: $3 each East Coast oysters with hushuppies
When: Continual cocktail hour 4pm to close
The deal: A half-dozen oysters on the half shell for $6.99
When: Mon-Fri, 3-7pm
Upper Kirby/Sugar Land/Woodlake
The deal: Gulf oysters on the half shell $6 for half, $10 for dozen. Char-grilled oysters $10 for half, $19 for dozen (Kirby & Sugar Land only)
When: Mon-Fri, 3-7pm
The deal: $1 oysters
When: Wed-Sat, 4-7pm
The deal: Shell-roasted oysters for $7 ($6 for a platter of fried); Thursday raw oyster night $7.95 per dozen (limited time only)
When: Mon-Fri, 3-7pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-5pm; Thurs special, 4-10pm
The deal: Prime Time happy hour with bites includes $2 oysters on the half shell and half-off cornmeal fried oysters ($8 instead of $16) at the bar.
When: Sun-Fri, 5-7pm
The deal: Raw oysters $10/dozen or $.90 each
When: Mon-Fri, 4-7pm and Sat, 2-7pm
The deal: $6 half-dozen oysters on the half shell and $7 half-dozen delicious as hell chargrilled oysters (available in three flavors: Rockefeller, New Orleans BBQ, Singapore Black Pepper).
When: Mon all day; Tues-Fri, 4-7pm
The deal: Get a chef-selected freshly shucked oyster trio for $7 (bar area only)
When: Mon-Fri, 4-7pm; Mon-Thurs, 9pm-close; Sun 8pm-close
The deal: $10 for batter-fried oysters in a light curry with pickled Asian cucumbers
The deal: $6 snacks including crispy fried oysters
The deal: Fried oysters $5 ($10 large)
The deal: $8 crispy oysters, semolina-dusted and deep-fried with spinach and leek fondue, Sriracha aioli, and BACON.
When: 11am to close at the bar
The deal: $8 Fried Oysters
When: Mon-Fri, 4-8pm